Angela R. Bazzi, PhD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Community Health Sciences

PhD, University of California at San Diego
MPH, Johns Hopkins University



Angela Robertson Bazzi, PhD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor of Community Health Sciences at the Boston University School of Public Health and a Boston University Peter Paul Career Development Professor. Dr. Bazzi received a PhD in Global Health from the University of California, San Diego, and an MPH from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. She completed postdoctoral training at the Harvard School of Public Health. Prior to her research training, she was a reproductive health policy fellow at the United States Agency for International Development.

The goal of Dr. Bazzi’s research is to identify, develop, and refine strategies to improve the health of socially marginalized populations. Informed by social science perspectives, she employs quantitative and qualitative research methods to identify opportunities for prevention in diverse populations affected by HIV and substance use. Recent and ongoing research projects have documented the HIV/STI prevention needs of female and male sex workers and their partners, male couples, and people who use drugs in Mexico, Kenya, Ghana, and Boston. Dr. Bazzi is currently investigating the underutilization of antiretroviral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention among people who inject drugs with funding from the Providence/Boston Center for AIDS Research and the National Institute on Drug Abuse. She teaches Intervention Strategies (SB821) and Women and Substance Use (MC782).

2016-2017 Boston University School of Public Health: Pilot Grant (Co-I)
2016 Boston University School of Public Health: Excellence in Teaching Award
2015-2016 Boston University School of Public Health: Pilot Grant (PI)
2015-2018 Boston University: Peter Paul Career Development Professorship
2015-2016 Providence/Boston Center for AIDS Research: Collaborative Grant (mPI)
2014-2016 Harvard University Center for AIDS Research: Scholar Award (PI)


Implementing pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention among people who inject drugs
04/01/2017 - 03/31/2018 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse
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  1. Byg B, Bazzi AR, Funk D, James B, Potter J. The Utility of a Syndemic Framework in Understanding Chronic Disease Management Among HIV-Infected and Type 2 Diabetic Men Who Have Sex with Men. J Community Health. 2016 Dec; 41(6):1204-1211. PMID: 27137196.
  2. Bazzi AR, Fergus KB, Stephenson R, Finneran CA, Coffey-Esquivel J, Hidalgo MA, Hoehnle S, Sullivan PS, Garofalo R, Mimiaga MJ. A Dyadic Behavioral Intervention to Optimize Same Sex Male Couples'' Engagement Across the HIV Care Continuum: Development of and Protocol for an Innovative Couples-based Approach (Partner Steps). JMIR Res Protoc. 2016; 5(3):e168. PMID: 27562905; DOI: 10.2196/resprot.6271;.
  3. Tracas A, Bazzi AR, Artamonova I, Rangel MG, Staines H, Ulibarri MD. Changes in Condom Use Over Time Among Female Sex Workers and Their Male Noncommercial Partners and Clients. AIDS Educ Prev. 2016 Aug; 28(4):312-24. PMID: 27427926; DOI: 10.1521/aeap.2016.28.4.312;.
  4. Biello KB, Malone J, Mayer KH, Bazzi AR, Mimiaga MJ. Designing a sexual network study of men who have sex with other men: exploring racial and ethnic preferences in study design and methods. AIDS Care. 2017 Jan; 29(1):56-60. PMID: 27315021.
  5. White Hughto JM, Hidalgo AP, Bazzi AR, Reisner SL, Mimiaga MJ. Indicators of HIV-risk resilience among men who have sex with men: a content analysis of online profiles. Sex Health. 2016 Jun 02. PMID: 27248854; DOI: 10.1071/SH16023;.
  6. Rudolph AE, Bazzi AR, Fish S. Ethical considerations and potential threats to validity for three methods commonly used to collect geographic information in studies among people who use drugs. Addict Behav. 2016 Oct; 61:84-90.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27249807; PMCID: PMC4922643; DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.05.014;.
  7. Bazzi AR, Clark MA, Winter M, Tripodis Y, Boehmer U. Recruitment of breast cancer survivors and their caregivers: implications for dyad research and practice. Transl Behav Med. 2016 May 06.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27154790.
  8. Bazzi AR. Antiretroviral pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention is highly effective in community settings. Evid Based Med. 2016 06; 21(3):99. PMID: 27029888; DOI: 10.1136/ebmed-2016-110403;.
  9. Boehmer U, Tripodis Y, Bazzi AR, Winter M, Clark MA. Fear of cancer recurrence in survivor and caregiver dyads: differences by sexual orientation and how dyad members influence each other. J Cancer Surviv. 2016 Oct; 10(5):802-13.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26899851; DOI: 10.1007/s11764-016-0526-7;.
  10. Palinkas LA, Bazzi AR, Syvertsen JL, Ulibarri MD, Hernandez D, Rangel MG, Martinez G, Strathdee SA. Measuring Current Drug Use in Female Sex Workers and Their Noncommercial Male Partners in Mexico: Concordance Between Data Collected From Surveys Versus Semi-Structured Interviews. Subst Use Misuse. 2016 Jan 2; 51(1):23-33. PMID: 26683591; PMCID: PMC4802973; DOI: 10.3109/10826084.2015.1073326;.
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sexual health
social epidemiology
social marginalization
substance use

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